Brixton


My on-off-on-again love affair with Croydon

Posted on May 29th, by Jo Irwin in Culture. 3 comments

How one woman fell head over heels for CR0… eventually

I’m a Brixton girl. Born. Bred. Raised.

Twenty-five years were spent being twenty-five minutes away from the heart of London and therefore, in my mind, the centre of the earth. I wore, and still do to a degree, my Brixton badge with undulated pride often to the confusion of others.

But, it’s Brixton? What about … Read More »



Good vibrations in the Cronx

Posted on July 20th, by Lauren Furey in Culture. 1 Comment

Croydon keeps it real in a city increasingly set apart from the everyday world, says Lauren Furey

London is coming to be viewed as a millionaire playboy’s paradise. Wealthy Russian oligarchs and Saudi princes have flocked to the capital to buy up luxury properties, clubs, restaurants and new housing developments, pricing more and more medium to low income londoners into the suburbs. London’s … Read More »